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Oct 17, 2012 8:00pm PDT
rheumatologists. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer, and this is view point. it was a slug fest. president obama and governor mitt romney fought it out toe-to-toe in last night second presidential debate. the president was control and in command, and perhaps not a day too soon. the gallup poll shows mitt romney with a six-point lead over the president, the biggest in the campaign. those numbers don't reflect what happened in last night's debate. these do. 48% of registered voters say the president won the content compared to 33% for mitt romney. after the candidates came out and shook hands, the gloves came off and the fight began starting with jobs and the auto industry bailout. >> obama: when governor romney said that we should let we're going to bet on american workers american auto industry, and it has come surging back. >> romney: that's precisely what i recommended and what happened. >> obama: candy, what governor romney said simply isn't true. he wanted to take them into bankruptcy without providing them any way to stay open, and we would have lost a million j
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Oct 9, 2012 8:00pm PDT
night. >> eliot: good evening, i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." a speck for is haunting mitt romney courtesy of the obama campaign. it is 8'2" tall and covered with yellow feather. more on that in a moment. first, the cnn poll showed if the election were held today, likely voters would favor obama over romney by just four points. while ohio has obama ahead by just one point. earlier today romney campaigned in iowa where he tried to appeal to the farm vote. >> romney: i will do everything in my power to strengthen once again the american farm the family farm strengthen our economy. >> eliot: but as romney spoke a plane flu over head that said crack down on wall street not sesame street. they are trying to exploit romney's promise to end government support with public television with that banner and this ad. >> big yellow a menace to our economy, mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about it's sesame street. >> romney: the president is spending his time talking about saving big bird. i'll spend my time talk about saving jobs. >> eliot: eric fehrnstrom s
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Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm PDT
see you here on monday. >> eliot: good evening, i'm eliot spitzer, and this is "viewpoint." the september jobs report is in. and the numbers are better than expected. way better. the unemployment rate below 8% for the first time since january 2009. it's good news for president obama, after his underwhelming performance in wednesday' debate. and bad news for mitt romney, and his conspiracy-minded supporters on the republican right. more on that in a moment. according to the bureau of labor statistics, unemployment dropped to 7.8% last month down .3 of a percent since august. employers added 114,000 new jobs. including 104 in the private sector and 10,000 in the public sector which had seen months of steady decline. in july's number revised to 181,000 with an additional 40,000 new jobs. president obama shared the news with a cheering crowd at a campaign appearance in fairfax virginia. >> obama: this morning we found out that the unemployment rate had fallen to its lowest level since i office. but today's news certainly is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy to score a fe
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Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
spitzer. eliot is joining us on the phone. thanks so much for being inside "the war room" tonight by phone. >> eliot: jennifer, my pleasure and thanks for all of the attention to what is going on in new york state and new york city. >> jennifer: what is your experience? obviously your show has been canceled at least i'm speaking up a portion of that as well as cenk uygur. for you personally, what have you been seeing? >> we couldn't go on the air as demonstrative of the damage being done across the city, lack of power lack of transportation. obviously in the low-lying areas where the water was surging through communities and destroying power stations and flooding tunnels the devastation, the loss of life is just enormous. it makes you realize not only how powerful water is, absolutely nothing can stop it. when it surges through it just comes barreling through. no matter what man has created water wins that fight and a city as complicated as new york, when you realize what is beneath the street is often as complicated as what you see above it. power lines gas lines subway systems. the
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Oct 18, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, thank you for joining us. we appreciate it. eliot spitzer is up next for "viewpoint." what do you have for us? >> eliot: we're going to have a great show. the gender divide. we had a year of the war on women and everything from the president on down presumed he would have a ten-point margin among female voters. suddenly it's gone. where did it go? it's the mystery of the moment. we'll be chatting about that. the issue of corporate leaders employers dictating to their employees for whom they should vote. is it constitutional legal good bad exercising free speech or something worse than that. and then a decision out, a great victim for the--a great victory for the cause of civil rights. >> cenk: we'll be looking forward to it. >> eliot: thank you, and congratulation as soon as thank you. on the kid, i know, thank you so much. when we come back, kid or not i'm dropping elbows. we'll show you who when we return. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >>i jump out of my skin at people when i'm upset. they're doing this this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>that's an understatement, eli
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. "viewpoint" with eliot spitzer is next. we'll see you tomorrow. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." mitt romney flip flops on one of the most divisive issues in american politics--abortion. and the supreme court hears arguments on another divisive issue, affirmative action. we start with the election and the numbers. likely voters in the latest gallup poll are evenly split between romney and obama. and in ohio, obama leads by a single point and obama has a two-point lead in wisconsin and the president leads romney in florida. here's what he told the morning show. >> it's hard to keep saying what he's saying isn't true. >> governor romney had a good night. i had a bad night. >> mr. obama said despite the debate the fundamentals of the election hadn't changed, and he had this assurance for his supporters. >> is it possible that you handed him the election that night? >> obama: no. >> you're going to win? >> yes. >> eliot: as for how did mitt romney do against the president bill clinton had his own ideas. >> i thought w old moderate mitt. wher
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Oct 8, 2012 8:00pm PDT
: good evening i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." mitt romney attacks president obama on one of the president's strengths--foreign policy. the new poll shows the president passive, disconnected performance at last week' debate may have cost him his lead. that despite friday's jobs numbers showed that unemployment had finally dropped below 8% for the first time since the president took office. according to the latest pew poll if the election were held today, 49% of likely voters would support mitt romney to just 45% for president obama. the president led romney by eight points in that same poll just under a month ago. we'll have more on that a little later in the program. mitt romney may have been hoping to widen that lead with a much anticipated speech at the virginia military institute today that articulated his approach on foreign policy, focusing primarily on u.s. relations in the middle east. the g.o.p. contender portrayed the president as naive in his dealings with our enemies inand enempty with our friends. >> i know the president hopes for a safer freer and more prospe
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
online forum with a direct line to eliot spitzer. >>join the debate now. >> eliot: with 28 days until the 2012 election, we have entered the lamest of lame duck sessions. with the outcome still unclear, no one on capitol hill wants to do anything to affect their party's reelection. today brought more bad news. president obama was pulling away from mitt romney then he flopped in the most lopsided debate of all times. and now the policy poll shows a two point lead for mitt romney. >> so even wealthy people -- would you put a cap on how much they could deduct for example as far as charitable contributes are concerned? because i have heard you mention the $17,000 cap if you will for come folks out there and i would like you to elaborate if you don't mind. >> i don't intend to lay out a piece of legislation here because i intend to work with congress. >> eliot: members of congress are already trying to form a plan of their own to avoid the upcoming fiscal cliff. on tuesday eight senator convened at george washington's mount vernon estate to try to get a deal. one of them was chuck schumer. tod
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
spitzer is next. we'll see you tomorrow. >> eliot: good evening. i'm eliot spitzer. this is "viewpoint." the third presidential debate of the 2012 campaign is history. and we are in the homestretch of the race for the white house. president obama and mitt romney met to debate foreign policy at lynn university in boca raton florida, last night and when it was all over, romney's running mate, congressman paul ryan, picked a winner close to his heart. >> i think governor romney won this debate and you know why i think he won it? because americans, for a third time now got to see a man ready to become a great president. >> eliot: the polls suggest voters saw the debate a little differently. undecided voters in a cbs news poll favored president obama's performance by 30 points over mitt romney. registered voters in a cnn poll gave the president an 8-point lead over his rival and voters in 11 swing states gave mr. obama an 11-point debate margin over romney in a public policy poll. those swing state voters also favored the president by 6 points when they were asked who they planned to suppor
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
which is the home of "viewpoint" with eliot spitzer, and "say anything" with joy behar. we're here for the first presidential debate of 2012 between president obama and governor romney. my panelists here with me are governor eliot spitzer, host of "viewpoint"; cenk uygur, the host and founder of "the young turks"; governor jennifer grandholm, two-time governor of michigan, and the star of the recent democratic convention >> jennifer: you say that to all of the governors. [ laughter ] >> al gore: no. and host of "the war room," and comedian and political commentator, john fugelsang. we are here covering the debate. you'll see the stage in denver there. you see all of their supporters and friends and the folks who are gathered in the denver area for this debate. milling around waiting for the event to start. here on current, we're going to do something different from what the other networks are doing. we're in a new era now. i'm going to ask cenk uygur to tell you how social media plays into our coverage and the difference it makes in politics in this day and time. >> cenk: absolutely. i
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Oct 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
. eastern, eliot spitzer. governor spitzer, are you there? >> i am. thanks for sit i sitting in and for having me on. >> you are in denver, colorado the scene of the rumble in the rockies. >> i am here, but getting on a plane to come back east to watch from our new york studios tonight. everybody is waiting. it's all people are talking about and for good reason, this is big time stuff. >> tell us what's it feel like there today. >> you know, people are, there's a sense of expectancy and excitement certainly among the political chattering class. like everything in life, there's a world that said oh, yes ignore it, it's just an inconvenience, people with security who are flying around thinking they're important. there is a universe of folks who say get out of our way maybe someday you'll sympathize with them for people who care about the campaign and future, this is mitt romney's last chance, last stand to save a race quickly he being away from him. most of us just think he doesn't have it to make a coherent argument. he has created too many problems for himself too incoherent, and ba
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Oct 24, 2012 3:00am PDT
today. and eliot spitzer, current tv's own el host of "viewpoint" will be here for his wednesday visit as well. but first -- >> announcer: this is the "full court press." >> good morning, overhead lines making news on this wednesday. baseball gets underway in san francisco. the giants welcome the american league champions detroit tigers. san francisco has home field advantage thanks to the nl winning the all-star game in summer. they will play game one and two at home and if necessary six and sen as well. >> bill: i ran into the chief lobbyist for majority leader baseball last night, and she was on her way this morning to san francisco. i said man, i'm surprised to see you still in town. >> i'm really torn on this. >> oh, giants. >> i like a winner and the tigers look good. they cooked the yankees in four games that's pretty good. >> that's impressive. >> another celebrity endorsement for president obama. you'll remember kelly clarkson voiced her support for ron paul a year ago, now she says because of his support of gay marriage she will be casting her vote for president obama. >> bil
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Oct 24, 2012 8:00pm PDT
night, and we'll see you here tomorrow. ♪ iewpoint" with eliot spitzer is next. see you tomorrow. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer and this "viewpoint." what is it that some republicans senate candidates don't understand about abortion and rape? plenty. as in ugly new battlefield on the war on women showed last night, and the time could not be worse for mitt romney. comments when an abortion appropriate came into a debate for indiana candidate for senate richard mourdock against democrat joe donnelly. they both say they're pro-life. richard mourdock said this. >> the i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that is something that god intended to happen. >> eliot: some republicans backed off michigan quickly. mike pens has urged richard mourdock to apologize. and others say quote richard mourdock's comments damage all republicans especially romney as the fight for the women's vote intensifies. this could be a defining moment for romney and he should immediately denounce both murdoch and the comment. with the policy poll show
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
america. that's arlen specter. "viewpoint" is next with eliot spitzer. joy behar. show. watch as i join the women of reg on "say anything". only on current tv. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." the stakes could not be higher for president obama heading into tuesday's second presidential debate. the president had maintained a narrow lead in the polls all summer, especially in the key swing states. but since the first presidential debate, more voters have been taking a second look at mitt romney. now the race is simply too close to call. let's go to the national numbers first. the president trails the former massachusetts governor by two points in the latest gallup tracking poll. mr. obama leads romney by a single point in the politico gwu poll and perhaps giving him solace, likely voters in the absence news "washington post" poll give mr. obama a three-point edge over governor romney. turning to 12 swing states that will almost certainly decide the election the aggregateed united states today gallup poll has the president trailing m
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. >> eliot spitzer lost every single thing. there is nothing worse than eliot spitzer. where does he come off? >> here is jp morgan stepping up to the plate and they buy bear sterns and the whole mortgage portfolio that they had. where do they come off suing jp morgan? >> if you want to go after the dumb trades go after the individuals in bear sterns? why sue the whole individuals of bear morgan? >> it is going to go well beyond what is happening right now. obama doesn't care. i think he is coming out looking very bad, larry. >> i want to get a quick take before we bring the members in here. to me, this guy is a cheap shot artist. he may be representing obama you wants a cheap shot to go after the banks and where are the kudos for jp morgan that did this and put this together at a time when everything was unravel elling. >> the federal government was under pressure for the euro europeons. andrew cuomo preceded snyder man and declined to use the act. this is the same evidence that he looked over and said i'm not going ahead with this and there are cases and -- let me get this straight
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Oct 25, 2012 8:10pm PDT
, governor eliot spitzer will be back tomorrow live from l.a. where he's also appearing on real time with bill maher. catch him tomorrow night at 10:00 p.m. eastern on hbo. coming up tonight the romneys found another investment that could be good for their future. voting machines. will their new model come with a four-year warranty? that's ahead. >>and now to my point. that is a whole bunch of bunk! the powerful my steal an election but they cannot steal democracy. i look at her, and i just want to give her everything. yeah you -- you know, everything can cost upwards of...[ whistles ] i did not want to think about that. relax, relax, relax. look at me, look at me. three words, dad -- e-trade financial consultants. so i can just go talk to 'em? just walk right in and talk to 'em. dude those guys are pros. they'll hook you up with a solid plan. they'll -- wa-- wa-- wait a minute. bobby? bobby! what are you doing, man? i'm speed dating! [ male announcer ] get investing advice for your family at e-trade. >> john: if governor mitt romney wins the presidency next month, he will take the o
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Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
independent. >>here's how you can connect with "viewpoint with eliot spitzer." >>questions, of course, need to be answered. >>we will not settle for the easy answers. a. >> eliot: the supreme court starts a new term today, beginning a year that will perhaps force it's resolve issues as diverse as the constitutionality of affirmative action, same-sex marriage, and range of fourth amendment issues that have percolated up through the criminal justice system. all of which reminds us that five is the most powerful number in the nation. five votes on the supreme court can pick a president recall bush v. gore. redefine our constitutional rights, think citizens united, and determine the constitutionality of a statute. think of the healthcare act of last june. maybe this is good news because the court over the past few years has proven to be the last refuges of decision making as congress and executive branches have proven themselves too often mired in gridlock and avoidance behavior that typify so many institutions. on the other hand the old mythology that the supreme court can depend upon a
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Oct 23, 2012 8:00pm PDT
connect with "viewpoint with eliot spitzer." >>questions, of course, need to be answered. >>we will not settle for the easy answers. >> eliot: with candidates as smart as romney and obama it is safe to say that nothing happens by accident. what is the take away from last night's foreign policy debate? mitt romney wanted to obscure differences rather than clarify them. even going so far as to etch-a-sketch away his most hawkish language on afghanistan and iran. but why? faced with a debate where he would have to articulate what differences in policy underlay the tough talk and harsh critique that are easily spewed in speeches and interviews on fox where follow-up questions are forbidden romney threw in the towel before the fight started. he realized that beyond the bella coase words that have carried him through the primaries and in contention for the presidency, there were no policies that made sense. romney decided to hide behind a platform that was little more than me, too and parroted the president's lead. with the three debates complete and the campaigns running on vapor and adrenal
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Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm PDT
gore, governor granholm governor eliot spitzer and cenk uygur. there is increaseing speakalation that the president could win the electoral college vote, i call this, if you forgive me, mr. vice president a karma sandwich. is that a possibility if your world of giants maps and figures. >> however he gets there it will be to the consternation of republicans. as we look at this map these are the swing states that we're looking at now. this is a likelihood that the president could win the electoral college and still lose a state like florida. we're going to give that to romney. we're going to be very genius generous to romney. he could win new hampshire and i don't think that will happen. let's give him colorado, nevada, we'll give that to romney. he's at 2 67. you look at this right here, the prothetheproduceer of "the war room"," it's triumph, if he wins those three states. it's the presidency. you can see it right here. he goes up right to 271. that's the way that he can do this. so i don't think you're going to see the president with any presence at all in north carolina. i thin
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Oct 12, 2012 8:00pm PDT
eliot spitzer, and this is sup. vice president joe biden and made paul ryan clash early. martha raddatz moderating and keeping a tight grip on the proceedings, the topics included this sharp exchange on social security and medicare. >> social security and medicare going bankrupt. if you reform these programs for my generation, 55 and below. >> who do you believe him or me, a plan that added $6,400 a year more and with regard to social security we will not privatize it. >> shocking to know that both sides claimed victory after the debate. democrats praised biden on the substance of his arguments while republicans attacked him on style points. >> biden new to pick up that flag and go in. did he it tonight and effectively. >> i don't think from a stylistic point of view that he did himself any good. >> he looked like an arrogant cheshire cat smiling and laughing every time ryan spoke. >> joe biden is joe biden. he's authentic and real. he's state forward and he says what he thinks and he says what he means. >> mitch mcconnell criticizing style. more from mitt romney and former pres
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Oct 10, 2012 3:00am PDT
along to talk about the sandusky sentencing yesterday. eliot spitzer, and david shuster will be along as a friend of bill a little bit later. but first -- >> announcer: this is the "full court press." >> headlines making us in back on baseball. no sweeping brooms in the playoffs last night. both teams that were up 2-0 failed to clench their division wins. the giants beat the reds 2-0 thanks to an error in extra innings to stay alive. and the oakland athletics forced a game 4 against the tigers. today the washington nationals play host to the cardinals. and in the alds that sereries is also tied. >> bill: do they play today? >> yeah. >> bill: in new york. >> uh-huh. >> i would like to see one of those bay area teams come out of there. >> bill: i would do. >> there is a new video blasting the war on women, and making a call for a bill of reproductive rights. several celebrities are in the video, they make it painfully obvious what the message is that president obama and the birth control mandate need be supported. >> bill: cool. >> yeah, a lot of big names. and nasa scientists got
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Oct 12, 2012 9:00pm PDT
" thank you for being here tonight. that's "viewpoint" for this evening. eliot spitzer will be back on mondayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayayay >> jennifer: i'm jennifer granholm, we are in new york city. if you are looking for the best political analysis anywhere, you have come to the right place. it's friday night in "the war room," and it starts right now. ♪ >> this is a bunch of stuff. look here is the deal -- >> what does that mean a bunch of stuff. >> it means it is simply inaccurate. >> it's irish. >> we irish call it a whole bunch of malarky. >> jennifer: there was a bunch of stuff being thrown around last night but jolting joe biden didn't let them go unchecked. here he is on paul ryan's medicare proposal. >> this is a plan that is bipartisan. it's a plan i put together prominent democrat senator -- >> not one democrat endorses it. >> our partner is a democrat from oregon -- >> and he said he no longer supports it -- >> but put it together with a former clinton director -- >> who disavows it. >> jennifer: the partner is democrat ron widen and ron
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
presidential debate. eliot spitzer is sitting next to me and happens to be a huge yankees fan, and i'm a huge tiger's fan, i'm going to give him some facts -- since 1952 there have been 15 national elections, and the yankees have made it to post season nine times. >> only nine times since 52. >> jennifer: i'm just talking about post season -- >> eliot: in an election year -- >> jennifer: since 1952 there have been 15 national elections and the yankees made it to the post season nine times -- >> eliot: in those election years? >> jennifer: yes! yes! [ laughter ] >> john: they are fighting about baseball, folks. >> jennifer: when the yankees win in post season democrats lose the presidential race. when the yankees lose generally republicans win. go tigers! where is your loyalty the country or the damn yankees? >> eliot: you are making more of the classic logical fallacies -- >> john: i can tell when it is an election year or non-election year because the mets aren't in the playoffs. [ laughter ] >> jennifer: let's talk about candy crowley. what impact does she have? if she does follo
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Oct 10, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. and the elbow of the day. oh, eliot spitzer. >> eliot: you almost forgot about it. cenk, i'm not going to let you forget that again. your you're going to be sitting next to me tomorrow night. you better be nice to me. we have governor granholm coming up about what it's like to prepare joe biden for debate. and then p.j. crowley one the great voices of the state department explaining what we now know, what we don't know and what we should know about what happened in bengahzi. >> cenk: and we'll host "the young turks" together on friday. >> eliot: i look forward to it. >> cenk: thank you eliot. when we come back, the elbow of the day. or the light saver of the day. they're doing this this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>that's an understatement, eliot. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ you'd spot movement, gather intelligence with minimal collateral damage. but rather than neutralizing enemies in their sleep you'd be targeting stocks to trade. well, that's what trade architect's heat maps do. they make you a trading assassin. trade architect. td ameritrade's empowering web-base
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Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the elbow of the day. oh, eliot spitzer. >> eliot: you almost forgot about it. cenk, i'm not going to let you forget that again. your you're going to be sitting next to me tomorrow night. you better be nice to me. we have governor granholm coming up about what it's like to prepare joe biden for debate. and then p.j. crowley one the great voices of the state department explaining what we now know, what we don't know and what we should know about what happened in bengahzi. >> cenk: and we'll host "the young turks" together on friday. >> eliot: i look forward to it. >> cenk: thank you eliot. when we come back, the elbow of the day. or the light saver of the day. home of the brave. ♪ ♪ it's where fear goes unwelcomed... ♪ ♪ and certain men... find a way to rise above. this is the land of giants. guts. glory. ram. currenttv
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Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
spitzer. >>join the debate now. >> eliot: it hasn't happened in two212 years but it might happen in two weeks. a college tie. if mitt romney continues to pick up votes in the swing states we may look at the possibility that the electoral college will give votes to romney and to obama. just as much. >> it is expected to remain democratic. as a result there is a 269 tie in the electoral college, the next president could be mitt romney and the vice president would be joe biden. maybe it's time for the constitutional amendment to rethink some of this. that's my view. become so toxic, beverly hills housewives are now injecting it into their foreheads. (vo) so current gave him a weekly show. >> i love romney's debate style, but i tell you, if i could be that stiff for 90 minutes, i'd ... (vo) we probably won't regret it. >> eliot: 56 americans were taken hostage by islamic revenues leaser from the embassy in iran. they would be held for 444 days. this story is well-known. what is less well-known is that six diplomats working managed to escape and spend the next three months hiding out in the
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Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
what he has had to do his whole life as professor rose is pointing out to some degree. eliot spitzer has got "viewpoint" next. eliot, what do you have. >> eliot: i hear there was a debate last night cenk. we'll let people talk about that and pars over the obama campaign and see how they can resurrect themselves. you and i still predict that they're going to win big. voter i.d. has been the pennsylvania statute struck down or the delayed implementation. big and important news in terms of november. here in new york the innocence project, a great group of folks 300 person found to be convicted wrongly will get out of jail. we'll talk about folks out of there, and how they do it and we'll shed light on the criminal justice system. >> cenk: sound great. when we come back, the elbow of the day. you know who it is. you cannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. (vo) she's joy behar. >>current will let me say anything. enm01525 w of the day on thursday. there was s
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
only online forum with a direct line to eliot spitzer. >>join the debate now. >> eliot: toe-to-toe interruption to interruption like two goodaters they squared off in the arena. candy crowley's best efforts to maintain order couldn't survive the testosterone battle that played out before us. it was not only great tv but a superb tv debate. the key take yeah away, barak is back and moderate mitt can't survive careful scrutiny. let me expand. the evisceration of middle class wealth that has been ongoing for over two decades romney's plan is really little more than a combination of snake oil and old wine in new bottles. he offer up merely a series of tax cuts and a passive government when much more is needed. the auto bailout disagreement is the perfect metaphor for the intellectual debate between the two candidates and the results of the experiment could not be more telling. the bailout really did save an entire sector and a million jobs. while romney's claim there was an alternative is simply false. there was not private financing available. none. the capital markets were frozen. ha
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Oct 19, 2012 8:00pm PDT
"viewpoint with eliot spitzer." >>questions, of course, need to be answered. >>we will not settle for the easy answers. >> eliot: it hasn't happened in two212 years but in two weeks. a college tie. if mitt romney continues to pick up votes in the swing states we may look at the possibility that the electoral college will give votes to romney and to obama. just as much. >> it is expected to remain democratic. as a result there is a 269 tie in the electoral college, the next president could be mitt romney and the vice president would be joe biden. maybe it's time for the constitutional amendment to rethink some of now to my point. (vo) jennifer granholm ... >>for every discouraged voter, there are ten angry ones taking action. trickle down does not work. in romney's world, cars get the elevator and the workers get the shaft. that is a whole bunch of bunk. the powerful may steal an election, but they can't steal democracy. [ quarterback ] set...hut! [ grunting ] [ crowd cheers ] [ male announcer ] clay matthews is turning the nfl upside-down. turn your world upside down with gillette
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
reason 108 why mitt romney should not be president. >> cenk: eliot spitzer with "viewpoint." what is on the show. >> eliot: i was hoping that you would tell me. i've been listening to you trash mitt romney, literally. man you're going down the totem poll. the supreme court term, is is it going to be as fun as last year. and libya, an interesting story to see how long the republicans try to flay this one. it won't do them any good. and "countdown" to denver. it will be fun to see them talk about the debate more than the candidates do. we'll have a good time. >> cenk: sounds good. we voted not guilty on all counts of mitt romney. >> eliot: come on, you guys--i'm glad i never had you on one of my juries. >> cenk: thank you eliot. when we come back, elbow of the day. i'm going to tell you who it is. keep it between you and me, it's on paul ryan but who will deliver it on his head? it's a really fun topic. we'll see when we come back. no no, don't let him fall. people when i'm upset. they're doing this this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>that's an understatement, el
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Oct 24, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. first it was a mixed bag on fox news. the other two totally wrong. now eliot spitzer is totally right with whatever he's going to say on "viewpoint" next. what is it eliot. >> eliot: man, i like that introduction. i'll be nice to you some day too. we're going to be talking about that richard mourdock statement who is running for the senate in indiana, the crazy republican who is saying answer where someone has been raped and there is a pregnancy, there should not be a right to an abortion. reopening the war on women. the republicans cannot stay away from this issue. romney has endorsed the guy and has refused to pull his endorsement. it's going to be crazy. >> cenk: appreciate it eliot. when we come back an elbow on top of a head that you've been dying to deliver. please me, you're going to enjoy this. you know who is coming on to me now? you know the kind of guys that do reverse mortgage commercials? those types are coming on to me all the time now. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're
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Oct 17, 2012 3:00am PDT
time, this is the bill press show, live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: eliot spitzer host of "viewpoint" joins us at the top of the next hour. get his take on the debate. >> email i think we ought to call it atlas flubbed. ricky reynolds suggests mitt got his clock cleaned. did you notice the way he throws numbers out when he is pressed? yeah he throws anything out hoping something will stick. >> i think president obama hit the ball out of the park. i wish he would have stated that he put two women on the supreme court. b. says why didn't president obama talk about the republican controlled house refusing to pass anything he asked for. >> bill: i think he should have pushed harder about how he couldn't get anything done because of that. >> announcer: this is the bill press show. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> bill: good morning everybody, what do you say, it is wednesday october 17. thanks for joining us on the progressive show called the full court press the only progressive morning show anywhere on cable television. good to have you with us today after last night's big debate. what a
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Oct 19, 2012 7:00pm EDT
than the 57% who don't want former governor eliot spitzer to run. [laughter] up next, new polls show governor romney's favorability eclipsing the president's as we head into the final two weeks of the campaign. has america decides? and the a-team next. angela mcglowan joins us, ellis henican, scherr ri ya coe bit. >> hey. raise your rate cd. tonighour guest, thomas sargent. and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, n you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. that's why ally has ia raise your rate cd.n. ally bank. your money needs an al. lou: joining me now, the a-teaa. republican strategist, angela mcglowan, fox news contributor ellis hen can, former rnc spokesperson cheri jacobus. good to have you here. cheri, let's start with you, if we may. >> okay. lou: the president gets a safe interview with jon stewart and screws it up. and then talks about four dead americans as, quote-unquote, not optimal. what is going on? >> i think the president is so used to having a media that gives him an adoring media thht not only can he not handle himself when t
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Oct 24, 2012 1:00am PDT
new york eliot spitzer's prostitution scandal is now stepping into the spotlight herself. former madam kristin davis reveals what she went through as a result of spitzer's sex scandal, including her life in jail. we'll get to see it all on the brand new lifetime show "my life as a lifetime movie." it airs wednesday night. i talked to kristen and i had to ask her, what was she thinking when she saw spitzer step to the podium four years ago to shamefully resign as governor in the wake of the scandal? watch. as somebody who played a historical part in that moment, i have to wonder what was going through your mind when he was making that speech. >> i was in jail, so i didn't see the speech until later on. but obviously, in 2007, one of his first acts of governor was increasing the penalty for a man with a prostitute go from getting a felony to a misdemeanor and him saying that he should have gotten more is appalling. he chose the complete inequities in our justice system where the woman goes to jail and the man goes back to his high rise. >> you felt there was a huge double standard
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, we'll see you tomorrow. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer and this is view point. it was a slug fest. president obama and governor mitt romney fought it out toe-to-toe in last night second presidential debate. the president was control and in command, and perhaps not a day too soon. the gallup poll shows mitt romney with a six-point lead over the president, the biggest in the campaign. those numbers don't reflect what happened in last night's debate.
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Oct 20, 2012 10:00am EDT
eliot spitzer to run. [laughter] up next, new polls showovernor romney's favorabily eclipsing the president's as we head into the final two wks of the campaign. has america decides? and the a-team next. angela mcglowan joins us, ellis henican, scherr ri ya coe ellis henican, scherr ri ya coe bit.en we got married. i had three kids. and she became the full ti mother of three. it was soccer, and ballet, and cheerleading, and baseball. those years were crazy. so, as we go into this next phase, you know, a big part of it for us is that there isn't anything on the schedule. monarch of markeng analysis. with the ability to improve roi tough seo alby c andou...rent from national. because only national lets you choose ancain the ale... and go. you can even take a full-se or above, and still pay the mid-size price. i'm going b-i-g. [ male announcer ] good choice business pro. good choice. national. go like a pro. lou: joining me now, the a-teaa. republican strategist, angela mcglowan, fox news contributor ellis hen can, former rnc spokesrson cheri jacobus. good to have you here. cheri, let
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Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
tv said the network current tv is up for sale. surprising, given the roster of eliot spitzer, joy behar and bill press. i'm prepared to make an offer to buy current tv for crisp $100. it will go up to $125 if you throw keith olbermann in there as the receptionist. what do you say? >> eric: very good. might have a deal. you might have overpaid. >> dana: yesterday, you were going fbi me $100 for my charity. >> greg: what is your charity anyway? >> dana: wounded warrior. >> greg: there could have been a funny joke. set you up. you blew it. >> andrea: your hundred dollar bill. all right. so, how is this electorate feeling? story out on gallup saying that the electorate looks like 2008. give a tip to red state. neil teachs points out if you dig deeper in the numbers the gallup party i.d. predicts a win by romney. the reason for that they are not looking at 2010, where bob's favorite group, the tea party upped the voter i.d. among republicans. more republicans seven-point increase self-identifying as the likely voters with the republicans. there has been a huge eight-point drop with dem
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
n it feels grate. good night everybody. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening, i'm eliot spitzer. this is "viewpoint" coming to you tonight from our current tv studio in los angeles. it was billed as a major address on economic policy. mitt romney would tell a crowd of iowa supporters and the world how he would lead the country forward into a new era of prosperity and growth. romney spoke today and yes romney did dust off the same five-point economic plan he has been touting for months. the only thing remotely fresh that romney offered was more cries for change wrapped in a series of unrelenting attacks on president obama who apparently bears sole responsibility for everything that has gone wrong in washington the fast four years. >> this is a year of a choice. americans want to see changes. four years ago people voted for a partisan president and washington is in gridlock because of it president obama reminds us that he inherited a terrible economy. it's not what he inherited but with the misguided policies that slowed the recovery and caused millions of americans to endure lengthy po
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Oct 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
57% who don't want former governor eliot spitzer to run. [laughter] up next, new polls show governor romney's favorability eclipsing the president's as we head into the final two weeks of the campaign. has america decides? and the a-team next. angela mcglowan joins us, ellis henican, scherr ri ya coe bit. everyone has goals. take the steps to reach yours, with us with real advice, for real goals. the us bank wealth management advisor can help you. every step of the way. from big steps, to little steps. since 1863 we've helped guide our clients, so they can take the steps to help grow, preserve, and pass along their wealth. so their footsteps can help the next generation find their own path. all of us serving you. lou: joining me now, the a-teaa. republican strategist, angela mcglowan, fox news contributor ellis hen can, former rnc spokesperson cheri jacobus. good to have you here. cheri, let's start with you, if we may. >> okay. lou: the president gets a safe terview with jon stewart and screws it up. and then talks about four dead americans as, quote-unquote, not optimal. what is go
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Oct 21, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the 57% who don't want former governor eliot spitzer to run. [laughter] up next, new polls show governor romney's favorability eclipsing the president's as we head into the final two weeks of the campaign. has america decides? and the a-team next. angela mcglowan joins us, ellis henican, scherr ri ya coe ellis henican, scherr ri ya coe bit. bob... oh, hey alex. just picking up some, brochures, posters copies of my acceptance speech. great! it's always good to have a backup plan, in case i get hit by a meteor. wow, your hair looks great. didn't realize they did photoshop here. hey, good call on those mugs. can't let 'em see what you're drinking. you know, i'm glad we're both running a nice, clean race. no need to get nasty. here's your "honk if you had an affair with taylor" yard sign. looks good. [ male announcer ] fedex office. now save 50% on banners. so, which supeast 4g lte service would yochoose, based on this chart ? don't rush into it, i'm not looking for the fastest answer. obviously verizon. okay, i have a different chart. going that way, does that make a difference ? l
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with eliot spitzer, john fugelsang, cenk uygur, and we of course are going to be enjoying it all. and we'll have our innovative twitter coverage on your screen. after the break there is one guy that loves mitt romney's flip flops more than most and that's the guy that sells them to it. i'll tell you about mitt romney's latest duel to the truth. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. [ female announcer ] why settle for plain bread? here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. the natural energy of peanuts and delicious, soft caramel. to fill you up and keep you moving, whatever your moves. payday. fill up and go! >> jennifer: mitt romney has waded back into one of the most controversial issues of this campaign, the attack on women's reproductive right
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york with eliot spitzer, john fugelsang, cenk uygur, and we of course are going to be enjoying it all. and we'll have our innovative twitter coverage on your screen. after the break there is one guy that loves mitt romney's flip flops more than most and that's the guy that sells them to it. i'll you. we know you. we know you have to rise early... and work late, with not enough sleep in between. how you sometimes need to get over to that exit, like, right now. and how things aren't... just about you anymore. introducing the all-new, smart-sensing... honda accord. it starts with you. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate safe driving bonus check? what is that? so weird, right? my agent, tom, said... [ voice of dennis ] ...only allstate sends you a bonus check for every six months you're accident-free... ...but i'm a woman. maybe it's a misprint. does it look like a misprint? ok. what i was trying... [ voice of dennis ] silence. ♪ ♪ ask an allstate agent about the safe driving bonus check. are you in good hands? >> jennifer: mitt romney has waded back into one
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Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm PDT
: good evening. i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." the first presidential debate of the 2012 campaign is over. president obama could be forgiven if he wanted to press the reset button. the candidates were all smiles as they came out shook hands in denver last night but when the 90-minute debate was over, mitt romney was the only contender with a reason to keep smiling. according to a cnn poll, 67% of adults thought romney won the debate compared to just 25% who picked the president. 46% of undecided voters in a cbs poll gave the win to romney to just 22% for mr. obama. nearly a third of the undecideds were undecided. romney's positive rating rose above 50% for the first time in this campaign in a reuters poll. the president's ratings stayed unchanged at 56%. romney stayed on the attack even though his positions were to be charitable and flatly untrue. here's some of what he said about his tax plan and the economy. >> romney: i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. my plan is not to put in place any tax cut that will add to the deficit. my view is we ought to provide tax re
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Oct 19, 2012 4:00pm PDT
watching "the young turks." have a great weekend. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." democrats who crawled out on a ledge could think about coming back in. the numbers are starting to look better for mr. president obama. he won by a 15-point margin over romney. and in another poll, it was
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